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thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is is it for this "special report." fair, balanced, and unafraid. "special report" online starts right now. captions by closed captioning services >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, federal air marshals under fire. a new report accuses the agency of discrimination. sexism, harassment, favoritism and incompetence. plus, rick santorum's hat trick. shakes up the g.o.p. race for president. tonight was not just a victory for us. but tonight was a victory for the voices of our party. >> shepard: a shocking clean sweep of three contests. >> a lot of great people went out and worked very hard for us. >> what do these wins really mean. >> this was a good night for rick santorum but i expect to
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become your nominee with your help. >> shepard: tonight, how rick santorum's victory effects the state of the race. police say josh powell murdered his children and killed himself in a fire. now investigators are releasing the 911 calls from witnesses. >> smell gasoline and he won't let me in. >> smoke and fire? >> yes. and a loud huge boom. >> shepard: tonight, the first reports as the house exploded in flames. plus, there are lots of ways to get your caffeine. coffee, soda, and now you can just inhale it. tonight, grabbing a quick puff of caffeine. but first from fox this wednesday night, the big shakeup in the republic race. rick santorum walking away with wins in minnesota and colorado and missouri last night. no question that gives his
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campaign a shot of momentum and some bragging rights. especially considering mitt romney won colorado and minnesota back in 2008. so what happened? well, maybe according to the analysts, the new emphasis on social issues, gay marriage, abortion, and the growing matter of the catholic church vs. the president. that's all in santorum's wheel house and he is working it. but how much does all of this really mean to the race as a whole? that's open for debate. here's what we know tonight. rick santorum won with 40% support in the colorado caucuses, beating mitt romney by five points. in the minnesota caucuses santorum won with 45%. a double digit lead over the nearest competitor. he destroyed g.o.p.'s primary with 55% of all votes. as you can see newt gingrich was not even on the ballot there important to note, missouri was basically a straw poll with no delegates selected. rick santorum acknowledging as much today. it's a starting point but
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critical starting point. missouri is a beauty contest but it's a very key state. >> shepard: let's consider the tiny turnout we saw in those three states. 5.4% of voting age population showed up in missouri. about 1.7% showed up in colorado. and in minnesota, traditionally a high turnout state, only 1.2%. not exactly an overwhelming show of enthusiasm by any measure. still, last night's results mean that rick santorum has emerged with victories in four of the eight nominating contests. but mitt romney still well ahead in the overhead delegate count and apparently feeling still optimistic. >> congratulations to rick santorum on a big night. we're looking forward to the games ahead and we think we are going to pick up the delegates we need to get the nominations if we do our job right. we are feeling pretty good. >> shepard: well, he says he is prepared for a long process to determine the republic nomination. james rosen with the news. is he live in d.c. for us tonight. you know, there is one tangible result of last
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night's election or primaries and caucuses. and that is cash. >> that's right, shep. the santorum campaign says they have raised closed to half a million dollars in just 48 hours. the former pennsylvania senator took his campaign to texas today, a sign that santorum is playing for the long term from long distance. he traded barbs with mitt romney who in atlanta today portrayed his rival as a creature of the beltway. >> the issues in washington, d.c. are not issues of management. they are not a management problem in washington, d.c. all right. there is a more foundational problem there. >> during senator santorum's time in washington, the government grew by 80%. and he voted to raise the debt ceiling five times. this may work in washington or it may have worked in the past, it will not work in the future. >> the latest associated press tally of delegates still gives romney a commanding lead but santorum is now fast on his heels.
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shep? >> shepard: then there are the other two candidates, newt gingrich and ron paul. is there a viable path to nomination for them still? >> three contests remain this month in maine, arizona, and michigan. romney is favored in at least two of those states. for former house speaker newt gingrich, who was in ohio today, that all places greater emphasis on super tuesday on march the 6th when 10 states, including ohio and gingrich's home state of georgia will be casting ballots. texas congressman ron paul, who was off the trail today and who ranked dead last in the a.p. delegate count none the less issued a press release today declaring himself winning the battle for delegates. that was based on ron paul's expectations about delegates still to be awarded from the contests to be held thus far. shep? >> shepard: james rosen in washington. the federal air marshall service now. it's supposed to be protecting fliers from threats such as terrorists. by all accounts they do their best. the secretive agency can also resemble something of a frat
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house. this comes amid allegations of sexism. bigotry. harassment, outright incompetent. the department of homeland security commissioned a report after a two year investigation. it's not due out until tomorrow. fox news already has a copy. and it shows that over a five year span, federal air marshall employees filed more than 450 complaints. according to this report, 33% of female employees surveyed say they were a victim of discrimination. one of three. responders repeatedly portrayed supervisors as vindictive and aggressive. and 61 percent said personal favoritism is a factor in the promotion process rather than merit. today the transportation security administration's john pistol said his department is addressing the situation. >> several people were fired. some people resigned. new management was brought n several locations to address both perception and the reality of the situation.
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>> john pistol went on to say that even if some people's allegations are not true, it is all about public perception. trace gallagher has more now and sounds like a big part of this whole investigation was over an offensive game? >> yeah. a jeopardy-type game board, shep, that was actually created by a senior air marshall in the orlando training office. apparently the training officers would use this game board to target the air marshals they did not like. the problem is this game board had a number of offensive slurs on it targeting african-americans, latinos, gays, lesbians and women. the air marshall who made up the board says it was only up for a few weeks. others say it was up for several months. the board kind of plays into the wider allegations of the report that the air marshalls over the past five or six years has been nothing more, shep, than a good old boys network. >> on the good news major changes for getting through security. this is going to be one i think a lot of people might
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like. >> if you qualify that is. i mean, what they are saying here is they tried this out in a few airports. they are about to expand it to 28 airports by the end of the year. here's the deal. you give the government all kinds of information about yourself and then before you get to the airport, they actually vet you. so, when you get to the airport, you get a special boarding pass, you go through a special line. you check the bar code. and if it beeps, then you get to keep your shoes on. keep your belt on. even get to keep your liquids in your bag. here's janet knap. >> we recognize that all travelers are not alike. and not all of them pose the same level of risk. and with better information, we can better assess risk. >> by the way, reagan airport is the next to go online in march followed by jfk. shep? >> shepard: trace gallagher, thank you. well, we are now hearing for the first time the desperate calls of a social worker who had just brought josh powell's
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two sons to his home for a custody visit. she had no way of knowing that he was about to murder them as she stood helplessly outside waiting for the cops. >> okay, how long will it be. >> i don't know. ma'am they have to respond to emergency life threatening situations first. the first available deputy. >> this could be life threatening. >> shepard: indeed. more of the 911 calls including one from josh powell's own sister. that's ahead tonight from the journalists of fox news on this wednesday fox report. i'm in a tricky situation here. i'm bidding on a 1979 dukes of hazzard lunchbox, but my auction ends in 15 seconds ! even worse, my buddy's bidding on the same lunchbox. it's airbrushed ! but i've got verizon 4g lte. it's so fast that i can outbid him at the last second. i got it ! yes, i won ! woo hoo ! it's got a thermos ! rely on verizon 4g lte. because only the fastest survive.
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>> shepard: he blew up the house and the kids. that part of a newly released 911 call from the day the husband of a missing utah mother reportedly attacked his two boys with a hatchet then killed them and himself in an intentional house fire. josh powell had long been a person of interest in the disappearance of his wife. and recently we're told one of his sons drew a picture of his mother in the trunk of a vehicle. police had reportedly been
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planning to arrest josh powell. on sunday, a child custody case worker brought the boys over to recented home in washington state for a supervised court ordered visit. that's when the case worker claims powell snatched the kids, locked her out of the house, and set the explosion and fire. moments later the dramatic call to police. >> >> shepard: a county prosecutor working the case
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says the fire is tantamount to a confession that josh powell did kill his wife. at the same time a detective told the seattle times newspaper that the 911 dispatcher made some serious mistakes and should have sent police to the scene more quickly. he points to an earlier part of the call, before any explosion. here listen. >> shepard: not a life threatening situation. a tragedy all around. but investigators say this case is not closed. because they have yet to find powell's missing wife, alive or dead. dan springer is in our seattle newsroom with an update again today. they are still looking for someone who knows something about susan powell's disappear
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abc. -- disappearance. >> there are multiple investigations going on. police yesterday searched a storage locker rent wide josh powell that turned up nothing. the cops got bank records and discovered powell withdrew $7,000 cash the day before the fire. they think he may have given it to a family member. they are going through surveillance video at the bank to see if anyone was with him. the county is also investigating how that initial 911 call was handled. we now have a time line. the first officer was dispatched 8 minutes after the call came in. and he arrived 13 minutes later. to a total of 21 minutes after the coworker cald pleading for help the cops were on the scene. a sheriff spokesman says the 911 operator could have used better etiquette but there was no delay in response. shep? >> shepard: josh powell's family seems to be blaming just about everybody but josh powell for this. >> yeah. a stunning statement issued today by powell's aunt and uncle patty and maurice leach saying while there was no
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investigation they say quote this family tragedy was set in motion from the beginning due in part to the various questionable government agencies practices religious bias, the internet kangaroo courts and sensationalized news media powell's sister lena has said pretty much the same thing. here is her 911 call after getting that final email from josh sunday. >> another twist today the police filed a search warrant to seize the phone.
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after learning brother was dead lena showed detectives four emails from josh but refused to let police copy them. so they want to see that phone, shep. >> shepard: dan springner seattle this afternoon. dan, thank you. dozens are reported dead after another bloody day in syria. as the west looks for ways to try to stop the slaughter. one world leader is warning washington mind your own business. that's ahead. plus, if you are looking for a faster way to get that caffeine fix. some doctors are now saying don't hold your breath. why this new product in the cube has one u.s. senator saying he is concerned. a little puff of caffeine? we'll show it to you and what it does coming up. [ male announcer ] we know you don't wait
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>> shepard: well, the russian prime minister vladimir putin says any outside attempts to stop the massacre in syria would have the effect of, quote, a bull in a china shop. [explosion] >> meanwhile activists say the syrian government forces killed at least another 60 people across the country today. most of them in the city of homs. bashar assad the fighters for him are keeping up relentless assault that's killed hundreds of people over the past five days. fox news can't confirm those claims but we also received a new report from stewart ramsey from our sister network sky news based in london. he linked up with a group of opposition fighters who were calling themselves the free syrian army and ramsey reports they want him to get out of town. >> they want us to leave. they say that the military are only about a mile or two miles away down the road. and they have been moving in this direction.
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the real feeling is that the syrian government has decided that they are going to go into all the villages and towns and clear them out. >> shepard: and while russia warns the world against military intervention. moscow continues to supply the syrian military with the weapons that it is using to murder its own people. human rights activists say the 11 month crackdown on syrian protesters have killed more than 7,000 syrians. the u.n. reports it stopped counting. now u.s. officials say they are trying to figure out how to stop the violence in a volatile region where iran's influence certainly runs deep. "the fox report's" correspondent jonathan hunt has all the details for us tonight. we seem to be running out of options to deal with this. >> we certainly do, shep. diplomatic pressure isn't working because the russians and chinese won't allow any tough resolution to pass the u.n. no western nations want to intervene directly militarily in syria. that leaves economic pressure which doesn't seem to be having any effect on president
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assad or perhaps the more radical step of arming the rebels as suggested by senator john mccain yesterday. as former defense secretary william cohen said on "studio b" today if you take that kind of step, you have to ask what happens next. listen. >> we can't afford to take step one without knowing what step 2, 3, and 4 are going to be. we found out going into iraq, for example, we hadn't thought through what the consequences might be. we have to look at this carefully to know exactly what the end game is going to be before we take step one on a military basis. >> and in the teen time the killing continues and as one respected middle east analyst said to me today, shep, that killing in syria is going to dwarf anything else we have seen anywhere else during the arab spring. >> that's quite a statement. doing with syria could mean dealing with iran. >> iran's military support is as important to syria as the diplomatic and military support of russia. iran is sending lots of weapons and also its own
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military revolutionary guard to help in the crack on the pro-democracy. iran has a lot to care about with syria. look at a map of the region. iran sends weapons directly to syria to proxies in lebanon. that's why iran wants to keep assad propped up. as another analyst said to me today, shep, if you want to take down assad, you have to go after the head of the snake, meaning take down iran first. >> jonathan hunt, thank you. the republic presidential candidate rick santorum shocked a lot of people last night. three states, three wins, a hat trick by any definition. the question is is there really momentum here? plus, religious groups versus the white house over the health care coverage and contraception. could a compromise be on the way? and just when you thought the approval rating for congress had reached an all-time low, couldn't go lower, you were wrong. [ male announcer ] the inspiring story
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too fast. california. a joy ride ends with 10 grand in damage to two homes in fresno. a fire captain says a 16-year-old hopped in his mom's minivan, took a turn too fast and hit the corner of one house and then went through the garage of the house next door. the teen driver had minor injuries. nobody else aside from the houses hurt. >> vermont. state police say they have broken up a burglary ring responsible for more than 100 crimes in five states. >> they were similar types of things stolen. similar times of day. >> it was a break-in at this restaurant in new hampshire that got the ball rolling. seven suspects are now facing charges. >> georgia. atlanta's tallest sky scraper just went to the highest bidder. >> 235 million. >> i have a bid for $235 million. >> shepard: the len door bought lender bought back the
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auction. the former owner missed mortgage payments and that's a fox watch across america. i'm shepard smith. this is the fox report. it's the bottom of the hour. time for the top of the news. new calls for compromise in a birth control battle that is pitting the catholic church against the white house. the administration reports it's now working with religious groups to ease their concerns over a rule that forces employers to provide birth control to all workers. churches are exempt but religious institutions like schools and religious hospitals are not exempt. that's outraged catholic leaders and conservatives including the top republicans in congress. here listen. >> if the president does not reverse the department's attack on religious freedom. then the congress, acting on behalf of the american people, and the constitution that we're sworn to uphold and
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defend must. >> shepard: as the pressure builds on the white house, supporters of the rule are not backing down at all. california senator barbara boxer says she and her democratic colleagues, quote: won't go quietly into the night on this one. wendell goler live at the white house. wendell from, what we are hearing from the building behind you, it sounds like the white house is standing firm. ship officials say they want to accommodate catholic concerns but won't move away from basic demand that every american woman have access to contra session without a co-pay. today democratic lawmakers accuse republicans of always finding a way to try and restrict a woman's access to reproductive freedoms. >> they said that it's about freedom. except apparently not the freedom to make your own health care choice. well, we have news for republics. this is about contraception. and if they think it isn't, we would love them to hear the women whose access to contraception is on the line
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with the battle that they are taking on. >> democrats say the president told them at a retreat this afternoon to hang tough but with defections from senators casey and mangs and tim kaine that's going to be more difficult. >> for republicans looking for traction this is just what the doctor ordered. >> it does fit into the warning that the obama administration is prone to overreach. big spending, big government and now that catholic facilities provide coverage if they want to. rick santorum accused the president of making an assault on the first amendment. mitt romney blasted it, even though the white house says his massachusetts health care plan had a similar requirement and on capitol hill, republicans said repealing the rule would be reasonable. the solution is for the president to come back and say you know what? maybe we overreached. maybe we went too far. we have heard from a lot of
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people. we are going to reconsider this decision. this there is nothing wrong with that we have plenty of other issues to argue with this president about. >> odds are they will be arguing about this one for a while now. shepard? >> shepard: it sure feels like it. wendell goler at the white house. thanks very much. a pennsylvania college is again defending its decision to install vending machine for the so-called morning after pill. students at shippensburg university can use this to get emergency contraception plan b they call it for 25 bucks. today school officials say why they did it? >> we did a survey of the student body. we got an 85% response rate that students would be supportive of having plan b in the health center. >> it's used for privacy as much if a person wants to come in. >> the food and drug administration reports it's asking officials for more information about this machine. plan b is legally available to anyone over the age of 17 without a prescription. some medical experts have questioned whether it should be so easy to get. a new study credits increased
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use of birth control for fewer teenagers getting pregnant. researchers say in 2008, 68 out of every 1,000 girls age 15 to 19 got pregnant. that's the lowest level since at least 1972. the study also found black and hispanic teens had more than twice as many babies as white teenagers. rick santorum celebrating wins in all three contests yesterday. he swept colorado, minnesota, and missouri. leaving mitt romney's campaign in the dust. how much those victories actually mean is tough to say at this point because they didn't produce a single binding delegate that would help rick santorum reach the republic nomination. but regardless of that political reality, the santorum campaign still gets a very much needed shot of momentum and you have to ask how his team made this happen. mike emanuel with the news live in washington. it's widely believed that maybe the rise of all these social issues for the right may have helped him. what was his strategy going
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into this night? >> well, shep, santorum campaign officials say he worked those states very hard. you might recall he didn't spend much time or energy in florida. so he was picking places where he thought his conservative message would be well received and they say where he went the candidate was rewarded tonight we had an opportunity to see what one candidate looks like when one candidate isn't outspent five or 10 to 1. negative ads impugning integrity or distorting record. this is more accurate representation of what the fall race will look like. >> experts say santorum won because of his personal appeal he hadn't been attacked for a while because rivals romney and gingrich have been slugging it out creating an opportunity, shep. >> shepard: before yesterday i didn't hear any analysts predicting a clean sweep here for santorum. did you? [ laughter ] >> no. you have got to think maybe only rick santorum was thinking he would have that big of a night. he he was protesting early on in the campaign he wasn't
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getting enough he attention. experts note it's been a long uphill climb. >> the amazing thing is he is back at all. when you look at his past, losing his senate seat by 18 percentage points in 2006, it is indeed amazing that he is now not just in in the final four, i think it's fair to say he is the in final two. >> final two translates romney and santorum. he is the anti-romney candidate for conservatives looking for alternative. newt gingrich would likely disagree. shep? >> shepard: mike emanuel in washington tonight. mike, thanks. well, congress keeps outdoing itself. impressive lot. the approval rating for our lawmakers just hit another record low. it's now at 10%. according to a brand new gallup poll. that's the lowest number since gallup started asking this exact question every month since 1974. 86% of americans say they do
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such threats are meaningless. the whole thing has put a big strain on our relationship with a country that was a key ally in that region it comes as egypt's military rulers deal with growing unrest over the slow transition to democracy there doug mckelway is in washington tonight. doug, it's my understanding that the state department has now gotten a sort of charging document from the egyptians for these people. >> that's right, shep. it may be a formal charging document. it's also over 100 pages long and written in arabic so the state department has to fully and carefully translate it. that said we do know the evidence collected against the 19 americans includes maps, cash and videos taken of churches and military facilities in egypt. they are charged with, among other things, establishing organizations without proper licenses for the purpose of fomenting unrest. three u.s. senators including republicans mccain and independent lieberman have strongly suggested that the u.s. withhold that
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$1.8 billion and in mostly military aid to egypt over this detention. the state department not going that far but coming close. >> we have been saying to the egyptian authorities that we are concerned that this could have implications for the whole relationship, including our ability to deliver the assistance that we have planned for egyptian to support egypt in its democratic transition and the traditional assistance we provide for security purposes. we do not want that to happen. >> the state department contends that this is not a judicial issue with egyptian courts but government to government issue to be resolved by diplomats. the egyptian government obviously disagrees. >> what if egypt doesn't respond to these diplomatic overtures? >> well then general martin dempsey the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff is scheduled to go to egypt this week to meet with his counterparts, lt. general and also the top egyptian military leader hussein.
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this visit though has long been planned and dempsey is not being sent specifically because of the tee tension of 19 americans. if it is not resolved by the time of his arrival he plams plans to raise the issue with the egyptian military. >> shepard: doug mckelway thank you so much. an american teenager who killed a child because she wanted to see how it felt to kill someone will now see how it feels in prison. a judge in missouri sentenced the girl to life with the possibility for parole after 15 years. she had written in her journal about strangling, stabbing and cutting the throat of 9-year-old elizabeth olton. the killer's words read aloud during the sentencing hearing. she wrote: it was amazing. as soon as you get over the oh my god, i can't do this feeling, it's pretty enjoyable. i'm kind of nervous and shaking through though right now. she went on to right. k, i have got to go to church now, lol.
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she was 15 years old when she lured that little girl into a forest three years ago. her lawyers tried to blame the killings on the antidepressant she maybe taking. today the killer apologize to the victim's parents in court and for the first time saying if i could give my life to get her back, i would. i'm sorry. emergency workers say they are losing hope of finding any more of the 70 people missing after an earthquake that's already killed more than two dozen people. they are desperate there now and it tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. philippines, the quake triggered two massive landslides in wrecked roads trapping people in remote areas. a lot of them say they have nothing, no food, no water. no power. they are getting desperate. scientists report more than 1200 aftershocks in the region. canada. police say a truck broadside add van filled with migrant
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workers at a rural intersection in ontario. the crash killed 10 people. here is one officer from the scene. >> i had 25 years that i have been a police officer, i have never seen something like this. this is a little bit hard to take. >> an inspector says the van's driver ran a stop sign and didn't have a license to carry that many passengers. china. more than half the surface of a bay in the northeast is frozen. you can see the odd shapes of ice thanks to wind and waves. all the ice has paralyzed a lot of water traffic in the region. a forecaster says the cold weather will continue for quite a while. iceland. take a look at what's being called the country's own lock loch ness monster. something large water snake sliferg through the river. this video is going viral. some aren't buying it saying it could be a piece of netting floating along and that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds.
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>> so there is a ship wreck off the coast of new england that could be worth billions of dollars. somebody found it. we'll tell you who. and who might get to keep it that's ahead. plus, details of the discovery that scientists say could change what we know about life and our universe more colors, same edge. the droid razr is now $199.99. exclusively from verizon.
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>> shepard: man from function laying claim to what could be one of the biggest treasures to sink at sea. problem is he is not the only one looking to cash. in this underwater video shows the wreckage of a british merchant ship filled with a fortune in platinum. worth in today's dollars more than 3 billion. he claims the cameras spotted
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the ship about 50 miles off the coast of cape cod. that's where a german tornado hit it during world war ii. sinking the vessel and everything on board. but some sea experts are questioning what if anything is still in there. and each if the ship does hold a fortune in precious metals, this may not be a clear cut case of finders keepers. molly line with the news live in east boston. molly, what makes this guy so sure he has found 3 billion worth of stuff? >> well, this subsea research team believes that this treasure is at the bottom of the ocean because they have historical documents. they have video that shows boxes on the ocean floor that looks like boxes found at other ship wrecks that have been very very lucrative. underwater video giving them a lot of hope and historical documents to boot. the challenge is bringing these goods up that they believe they have discovered in a very difficult part of the ocean. they are 700 feet down.
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take a listen to what captain gary esper has to say about the challenges his team faces. >> it's like going to the moon, basically, you know. it's deep 700 feet is deep. and the visibility is bad down there. i mean, one time we were out it was perfectly flat, calm, no wind at all. two hours later it was 30 knots and like 15-foot waves. >> greg brooks out of maine is the co-owner of the operation. the subsea research team and he says is they are using remote underwater operated vehicle that can grab some of these items and bring them up and hoping they have success soon. possibly next month. ship? >> they want to keep what they found it sounds like. >> something to see said for finders keepers though right? if they put a a lot of effort in here. $6 million. keep a big chunk of it, maritime law can be pretty
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complicated and some of the experts we spoke to said with this much money at stake we could see a lot of money coming out of woodwork. take a listen. >> here was a wreck that's only 70 years old. certainly certainly owners and underwriters and state governments federal governments and foreign governments be very involved in a peeves of those zeros. >> ultimately it could be a federal judge that decides just what happens with the loot at the bottom of the ocean if they can wring it up. >> molly line in east boston. a major break through through the surface of the earth. scientists say they have reached a massive untouched lake that dates to before the ice age. we're told it's like a time capsule that may well contain forms of life we never new existed and provide clues about other life on planets. the fresh water lake is about the size of lake ontario and sits miles underground in the an art particular. it took russian explorers
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years. enormous crust of ice kept the heat in all these millions of years. she said modeling for victoria secret was all she ever wanted. now that her dream has come true, why is she all covered up? the story of the modest underwear model next.
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lingerie to guys. susanally and driver wanted for illegal lane change now has a lot more to worry about. the guy took off as soon as the blue light lose the officers on the freeway. when that didn't work the chase took to the streets as you can see. eventually the officers pulled that pit maneuver thing we have seen some times. spinning the suv into a tree. the driver hopped out the window as you see there and the cops arrested him. before we go our team's top five things of the day. number five arnold schwarzenegger and sly stallone new movie about a prison escape. number four, washington state's governor expected to sign a bill to legalize same sex marriage. the seventh state to do. so number three,. >> two little boys in the house. and 5 and 7 and there is an adult man. he has supervised visitation and he blew up the house and the kids. >> police releasing the 911
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calls from the social worker who was the last person to see josh powell's two young sons alive. investigator say powell killed his children and himself. number two, rick santorum says is he made a quarter million bucks since his three wins yesterday. and number one, the officials say the transportation security administration has fired several people among accusations of harassment and discrimination in the federal air marshalls service. that's "the fox report's" top five. on this day in 1904. the japanese military launched a surprise attack on a russian navy base and sparked the first major war of the 20th century. at the time the russian government reportedly did not pay much attention to japan's growing power. in the first days of the so-called rousseau japanese war. the imperial fleet disseminated the russian army. several more embarrassing russian defeats would follow. japan would emerge as the first modern non-western world power and russia got a rude awakening. 10

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